There’s a new (October 2018) Dynamics 365 Licensing Guide which reflects the changes introduced with the Fall Update. There are changes to Team Members rights, Marketing contacts, and the minimum number of licences required for the included Dynamics 365 portal, and some new SKUs: Customer Service Professional, Microsoft Relationship Sales Solution/Solution Plus, Unified Order Operations – Order Lines, and Talent Comprehensive Hiring.
Find the guide here: http://bit.ly/MSLicensingGuides, and refer to page 1 for a summary table of changes.
We’ve added a new section to our Licensing Guides emporium for documents to do with the Government licensing programs.
Find them in the Volume Licensing Programs section at: http://bit.ly/MSLicensingGuides.
There’s an updated (July 2018) Dynamics 365 Business Central Licensing Guide. There are no major changes – just the tidying up of some Business Central branding throughout, but if you like to have the latest copy to hand, then find it as usual at http://bit.ly/MSLicensingGuides.
There’s an updated (July 2018) Dynamics 365 Licensing Guide. There are just a few corrections made to this version which you can find detailed in the Change Log on page 50. Find this Guide here: http://bit.ly/MSLicensingGuides.
There’s an updated Dynamics 365 Licensing Guide for May 2018. There aren’t major changes – just some clarifications of language which you can find in Appendix H on page 50. Get the Guide from our Licensing Guides emporium here: http://bit.ly/MSLicensingGuides.
There’s a new (March 2018) Dynamics 365 Licensing Guide covering the licensing of the online versions of the products and incorporating the new Sales Professional User SL and how the new Dynamics 365 for Marketing app is licensed.
From a Dynamics 365 for Sales perspective the new Sales Professional User SL gives access to a subset of the functionality that the Enterprise User SL does, and pages 10/11 give an overview comparison between the two licences while a new Appendix C on page 34 expands on this. It’s also worth knowing that the Sales Enterprise and Sales Professional application modules may not be deployed on the same instance, but may be deployed on the same tenant, and pages 9/10 elaborate on this with some useful diagrams and tables.
You’ll find detail about Dynamics 365 for Marketing on page 10 where it’s explained that this new app is licensed per organisation and is based on the number of contacts in the Customer Engagement database. You can license Dynamics 365 for Marketing as a standalone app or as an add-on to either the Customer Engagement Plan or one of the Customer Engagement apps. In all cases you get an entitlement of 10,000 contacts, and can buy additional contacts in increments of 5,000 if required. The Customer Engagement Plan Applications Use Rights table in Appendix B on page 28 has been updated to include the Marketing app too.
Other changes in this licensing guide include the addition of some useful tables: find additional services and software on page 20, and default instance and infrastructure capability for the Customer Engagement apps on page 22, and for the Unified Operations Plan apps on page 23.
As usual, this guide is added to our ever-growing collection of Microsoft Licensing Guides hosted here: http://bit.ly/MSLicensingGuides.
We’ve found some more Academic Program Guides and added them to our Licensing Guides emporium. Find a September 2017 Academic Select Plus guide, an August 2015 Academic Open guide, and a March 2017 School Enrollment guide here: http://bit.ly/MSLicensingGuides.
There’s an updated (March 2018) EES Licensing Guide. There are no major changes but always be up-to-date by downloading this latest version here: http://bit.ly/MSLicensingGuides.
There’s an updated (February 2018) Dynamics 365 Licensing Guide. There are no major changes but if you want the latest version in your collection then download this guide here: http://bit.ly/MSLicensingGuides.
Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2018 was first available in November 2017, with Update 1 released on January 29th, 2018. The Visual Studio Licensing Guide (November 2017) is updated for VSTFS 2018 which now includes rights to SQL Server 2017 and is no longer available through the retail channel.
Pages 31/32 confirm that Visual Studio Express 2017 will be the last version of this product, replaced by Visual Studio Code and Visual Studio Community which are also free development products
Find this guide in our ever-growing collection of Licensing Guides here: http://bit.ly/MSLicensingGuides.